Dengue fever surges in Delhi National Capital Territory

In what is now described as the worst outbreak of dengue fever in the past 6 years, 12 people died and over 1,900 new cases were diagnosed in just the past week. The total for the month has reached 3,000 cases.

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Advice For Travellers

All travellers to areas where the dengue fever virus is active can reduce their risk of exposure by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Many persons with dengue fever do not seek medical care and are not reported to health authorities. There may be many more cases in the community than the reports indicate.